Youth Health Services focuses on well-being of children

Youth Health Services, Inc., Pocahontas County office is located in the annex building at Pocahontas County High School. Family Service Specialist Kendra Taylor, right, stands with juniors Hunter Tankersley and Laura Leyzorek, who painted the organization’s logo on the office door. S. Stewart photo

Youth Health Services, Inc., Pocahontas County office is located in the annex building at Pocahontas County High School. Family Service Specialist Kendra Taylor, right, stands with juniors Hunter Tankersley and Laura Leyzorek, who painted the organization’s logo on the office door. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   In 2011, Youth Health More...

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Webster County native Josh Stewart wrote and plans to direct and act in the film Back Fork, a fictional story about a West Virginian who turns to prescription drugs to numb the pain of a family tragedy.
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

West Virginia native gets backing for ‘Back Fork’

Webster County native Josh Stewart wrote and plans to direct and act in the film Back Fork, a fictional story about a West Virginian who turns to prescription drugs to numb the pain of a family tragedy. Suzanne More...

FINDING HOPE IN a hopeless time, Glen Galford moved his sawmill and his men to Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1939 to help clean up timber that was downed in one of the most destructive hurricanes in American history.
By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

On the Bookshelf ~ ‘Out of the Storm,’ The Galford Lumber Company

FINDING HOPE IN a hopeless time, Glen Galford moved his sawmill and his men to Northfield, Massachusetts, in 1939 to help clean up timber that was downed in one of the most destructive hurricanes in American More...

By Pocahontas Times On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

High Wind Warning

A high wind warning is in effect for the higher elevations of Pocahontas County until 1 p.m. Monday, February 13.      More...

Tiler Mortensen-Smith
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

PCHS junior tries out for Drum Corps International

Tiler Mortensen-Smith Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It pays to stand out, and Pocahontas County High School band director Bob Mann couldn’t help but notice the talents of junior Tiler Mortensen-Smith. Tiler joined More...

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday. Battle of the Books is a jeopardy style tournament with questions drawn from books the students read on their own time. Photo courtesy of E. Baldwin
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

GBEMS hosts annual Battle of the Books

Elementary and middle school students compete in the Battle of the Books at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Friday. Battle of the Books is a jeopardy style tournament with questions drawn from books the students More...

Pocahontas County Arts Council member and local potter Cynthia Gurreri, right, instructs students on how to make heart boxes from clay during Friday’s pottery class at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton. B. Nottingham photo
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Gurreri molds students in clay classes

Pocahontas County Arts Council member and local potter Cynthia Gurreri, right, instructs students on how to make heart boxes from clay during Friday’s pottery class at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton. More...